Questions tagged [images]

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What should we do if a picture is missing?

Like many people I edit some posts if formatting is bad or syntax highlighting isn't used. Because of the fact that images are also often from a different image hosting service other than imgur, I ...
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How do I access a banned Imgur site? [duplicate]

Maybe you know, imgur.com is banned in Turkey. So we can't see images on asked questions and can not upload any image to questions. Is there an alternative to imgur.com for downloading/uploading ...
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Upload image not working after providing wrong URL

Drag and drop or click here to upload your image area is not working if error message is shown. If I try to add an image into a post and provide a wrong URL(not intentionally) which is not in the ...
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Allow uploaded images as replies in chat [duplicate]

In chat, almost everything works as a reply to a specific message, including oneboxes. The only thing that doesn't seem to work as a reply is an uploaded image. Even if I hit the reply button before ...
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Do the referencing guidelines apply to images as well as text?

I was having a discussion with a user who included an image in their post without indicating the source. My understanding is that any content that is not the work of the author needs to be attributed,...
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Help us fix broken images!

This is a request for help for fixing the broken images when switching to HTTPS soon (originated from Roadmap to HTTPS: serving and uploading HTTPS-images only). There is a Crowd Crafting project set ...
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Uploaded animated GIFs suddenly lose animation

I post a majority of my answers to GameDev. Due to the context of my answers, I often create small diagrams or animations to help other users. Today, I noticed that an animated GIF I uploaded was not ...
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What stock graphics are available for promoting a site?

I'd like to use graphics that have already been developed for my SE site in promotional materials. So far, I've found a small icon at https://cdn.sstatic.net/Sites/judaism/img/icon-48.png , but I'm ...
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Pleas please please add Image hosting [duplicate]

Zombies eat brains.
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Could it be easier to post high-res photos from Google Photo?

I take a photo with my phone. I want to post it for plant identification or some other worthy SO purpose. I try pasting the Google Photo sharing URL into the Image box. Rejected with 'unsupported ...
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Removing broken images in locked posts

This is tangentally related to this post, but the gist of that post is that older ImageShack links are breaking and turning into advertisements. To guard against this, I was editing some posts that I ...
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Policy on uploading copyright protected images to Imgur

On one of the Stack Exchanges I frequent, an Asker included a link in the Question to a photo on the web site of a newspaper. Later, someone else (with the best of intentions, I am sure) edited the Q ...
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OpenID persona image

How can I get SO to take the picture from my openid persona as my SO profile picture? Update: And if I can't, can this be added as a feature?
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Ease the aggressive transition on images in spoilers

When a spoiler blockquote contains text, the text transitions in smoothly using a CSS transition. If it contains an image, the transition is abrupt. I've shared a brief animated gif of the transition ...
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Image viewer should expand when zooming in

In the Android tab, if someone posts an image, you can tap it to open it up in a pane like this (screenshots from this question): This is neat, because it lets you zoom in on the image and pan around ...
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Bring back Tab order for the image upload dialog

The image upload dialog used to have proper tab order so one could, for example on OS X, do the following: Press ⌘G Press Tab to focus file upload button, then ␣ (Space) File selection window opens; ...
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Responsiveness breaks image proportions

When responsiveness is enabled and page width is small enough the image proportions are broken: This behavior also affects both SE apps: Android and iOS. But in case of app you can’t disable it.
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Dragging-and-dropping an image from an application to the browser is not anymore possible with the new dialog box

I was used to drap-and-drop the screenshots I wanted to add to my posts directly from the application I use to take them, but it is not anymore possible with the new dialog box. I can only drag the ...
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Can image links have different style from regular images?

Image links and regular images look exactly alike, making it difficult for someone to figure out that there's a link there. I'd like to suggest a minor style change, something like: http://jsfiddle....
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How to insert image by link using touch devices?

In new image insertion dialog there is no explicit “insert image by link” action. As far as I know it’s possible by using keyboard insert hot keys like Ctrl+V on Windows. Is there a way to insert ...
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Loading animation on edit screen is stretched vertically and appears as vertical lines

I was suggesting an edit (on Android.SE) when I noticed that the loading GIF animation next to the Edit button was stretched vertically. It’s this alax-loader image: Its height appears too large, as ...
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Large images are not resized in the moderator tools

Yesterday I reviewed a flag on a question containing a large image via the moderator dashboard page. I noticed that images are not resized properly when viewing posts via this page: Is this by design ...
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Why is image downloading instead of just expanding?

The SO question hide and show jquery - DOES NOT WORK But works fine with fiddle contains two images. There's an image of the form in the web page, and clicking on it links to a new page, which shows ...
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Can we make imgur-resized pictures default to linking to the full image?

I already know about using s, m, or l at the end of my Imgur link to generate a thumbnail. Almost always when I do this, I want the thumbnail to link to the original image, so all my images end up ...
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All Imgur accounts are “Pro” nowadays: should we still move regular Imgur uploads to the Stack Exchange account?

In August 2010, Stack Exchange started providing user uploads to an Imgur Pro account: Alan Schaaf, the man behind Imgur, generously provided us a network-wide "pro" account that keeps any images ...
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Buggy pictures in SE chat

I was trading lifehacking pictures in V'dibarta Bam just now, and one of the pictures that was shared didn't show. The conversation starts here, the image I couldn't see is here. I did notice that ...
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Missing: Two Cardboard Robots! [duplicate]

The image that appears above the captcha seems to be broken. (You can also view a live version of this) This appears to affect other sites as well, even though they use different images. Note ...
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Not able to upload image even with 10 reputation [duplicate]

I am not able to upload image even with 10 reputation, is there anything else I should do? It is saying You need at least 10 reputation to post images.
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Please show me that I cannot post pictures before trying to send the question [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Warn new users earlier that they cannot post links or images It would be nice if I could get a message instantly when trying to embed a picture although I am not allowed to. I ...
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What should be done with questions containing Dropbox image links?

Occasionally I run into questions that have an image link hosted on Dropbox. My initial instinct is to edit the question and rehost the image @ imgur, but in the case where the user who asked the ...
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How to upload screenshots?

How do I upload pictures to the site? I saw the <img> tag on a list of basic HTML so I tried: <img src="C:\TOM Files\downloads\cakephpscreenshot.jpg" /> but it doesn't work. I think ...
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Is there a way to include a picture that gets bigger when clicked on?

I've been taking screenshots and adding them to posts but it sometimes is too small to properly see. Is there a way that the image could be clickable so that it could get bigger? Example question ...
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Should pictures be linked to, or embedded?

What are the general guidelines on when to embed a picture in an answer and when to link it? F.e. If you post a pictured guide on how to solve a question, should you embed the pictures or just link ...
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May I insert images from SE into other sites?

Is it prohibited to embed images from SE (uploaded to SE into my questions) into other sites or forums with <IMG> tag? Will SE server allow such images to be visible? UPDATE I want to post ...
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Dropbox image upload type not supported

I was editing a post with a primary intent to include pictures in the post that had been linked to by a low rep user. (The post appears to have been deleted). Normally this process is very easy - copy ...
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What is the maximum pixel width for images to be displayed without resizing?

What is the maximum pixel width an image in a post can have, to be displayed without getting resized on the desktop version?
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Have uploaded images in questions and answers shown through HTTPS like in chat

I have recently noticed (mostly because I have turned on Strict HTTPS in my browser so that it does not allow mixed content on HTTPS pages) that when one uploads an image to a question or answer using ...
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How does Stack Exchange prevent users from uploading images for non-SE purposes? [duplicate]

Sometimes users upload images to support their questions or answers. From imgur I came to know that Stack Exchange is paying for it. This is a commercial Imgur installation for the Stack Exchange ...
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Position of HTML attributes breaks embedding images

I want to embed an image of this beautiful unicorn. <img src="http://i.stack.imgur.com/YHnAW.png"/> Perfect! Now, it's a little too … majestic, so I'd like to make it smaller. Markdown doesn't ...
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Can't upload image in Stack Exchange iOS app

When I try to upload an image in the Stack Exchange iOS app, I'm getting this error: Request failed An unknown error occurred. Please try again in a few minutes. I've already tried: Logging ...
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'Remove New User Restrictions' privilege also allows uploading images?

An answer to the 'How to upload an image to a post?' thread says that in order to do this you'll need the 'Remove New User Restrictions' privilege to do so. The 'Remove New User Restrictions' page ...
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Max height for uploaded images?

I included a few tall images in a recent question I asked on space.se. I thought they would scale to something appropriate, but as they are very tall images, it really didn't. For your information, ...
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How to attribute images in questions and answers?

When a question uses an image without attribution, and the source is not germane to the question or answer except insofar as proper attribution, what is the best way to attribute the image? In an edit ...
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How to find original URL of missing image?

The image in this answer is now missing. I can't remember when SE switched to using Imgur for all images; my guess is that I gave my answer before the switch to Imgur, and that the image linked ...
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Copy and pasting text directly from Word is converted into an image: Bug or Cool New Feature?

Very recently I discovered a new "trick". If I copy some text from a website onto Word and then copy and paste the text into a post, the editor prompts me to download it as an image. See below An ...
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If the image is changed with a size suffix, then the default link goes to full image

I wanted people to zoom into the images I have in this post so I manually edited the links to allow that click-to-zoom effect. I'm asking for some kind of shortcut (GUI or javascript hotkey) that ...
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Image uploads from the editor strip preceding line breaks

Recently, using the image uploader in the post editor has starting stripping preceding line breaks; placing the image directly after any previous text instead of at the current cursor position. This ...
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Uploading an image using an HTTPS link fails

If you click the image uploading via the link, you cannot upload HTTPS files it seems, because I know jpegs are valid image formats that stack-exchange accepts. There is a workaround by just clicking ...
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Please add the markdown to make an image link to itself

I can insert an image like so: ![Desc Text][1] [1]: http://www.funnycatpix.com/_pics/What_Are_You_Doing522.jpg I can also link to said image: [![Desc Text][1]][1] [1]: http://www....
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Add image in profile - “web” does not expect UTF-8 characters

I tried changing my profile image using the "web" method with the following URL: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/22/Habit_de_Mar%C3%AAchal.jpg It was denied, saying it was the wrong ...